This course provides the knowledge and understanding of skills and resources necessary to respond to a ATR incident as a single incident, or as a component of large scale disaster involving large and small animal and human elements, and to do so in a safe and effective manner, with low impact on ongoing emergency services operations.
This course also meets and exceeds NFPA 1670 Chapter 17.1 - 17.2 guidelines and covers the most likely animal species that first responders are called to rescue and manage: cattle (beef and dairy), horses, including working horses (police mounts, SAR), companion animals and working dogs (SAR, K-9).
Prerequisites: ICS 100 and ICS 200
Topic 1-1: Orientation and Administration
Topic 1-2: Animal Technical Rescue – Awareness Certification Process
Unit 2: ATR – Introduction to ATR
Topic 3-1: Applying ICS/NIMS/SEMS to ATR
Topic 3-4: Size-up
Topic 5-1: Managing Loose Animals
Topic 6-1: Animal Rescue Equipment
Topic 7–1: Trailer Operations
Topic 8-1: Examples and Summary